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Google PageRank Applied To The Molecular World Google PageRank Applied To The Molecular World

Washington State University chemistry professor Aurora Clark claims to have adapted Google’s PageRank algorithm for use in moleculaRnetworks, which is designed to enable scientists to determine molecular shapes and chemical reactions “without the expense, logistics and occasional danger of lab …

George Lucas: Lack Of Talent Insults Glenn Beck George Lucas: Lack Of Talent Insults Glenn Beck
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I’m not familiar with who Glenn Beck is or what angles he takes, but apparently the re-released 3D version of Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace really pissed him off. In fact, it sounds like he really doesn’t …

Microsoft’s Latest Jab: Google Docs Is A Cupcake Without The Icing Microsoft’s Latest Jab: Google Docs Is A Cupcake Without The Icing
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Microsoft’s been laying down some heat on Google lately. First there was that barbed volley the two companies traded regarding the true nature of Google’s updated Privacy Policy. Today’s round features a video released on the Why Microsoft blog that …

FairSearch: Google Is Lying [Updated] FairSearch: Google Is Lying [Updated]

Update 2: Politico says it didn’t pull any ads (via Danny Sullivan). The FairSearch Coalition put up a blog post today saying Google lied about a FairSearch ad campaign. The post references a recent Public Policy Blog post from Google’s …

Google: Valentine’s Day Searches On The Rise Google: Valentine’s Day Searches On The Rise

What are you going to do for Valentine’s Day? If you don’t know yet, Google has a few tips for you. On the Google blog today, Jim Lecinski, VP of U.S. Sales for Google, posted some interesting facts about Valentine’s …

Indian Government Won’t Censor Social Media Indian Government Won’t Censor Social Media
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According to Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal, no Indian government will ever crack down on social media, to try to calm fears of China-like censorship of sites like Google and Facebook. Still, a Delhi trial court recently forced 21 websites …

Whitney Houston Funeral Closed To Public Whitney Houston Funeral Closed To Public

Whitney Houston will be honored friday at noon in a funeral service at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey. Houston was found dead in her Beverly Hills hotel room Saturday afternoon. Officials are still waiting on toxicology …

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Digital Editions: Kate Upton, Zoomed Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Digital Editions: Kate Upton, Zoomed
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People, it’s that time of the year again. Winter might be bearing down for one last push, but you can use your tablet to warm things up. That’s because the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue has dropped. And unlike your …

TED Quotes Launched Today, Will Soon Grace Status Updates Near You

Go log in to any of one of the social networking sites you belong to and undoubtedly you will see an update from that one friend of yours who only speaks in quotes. You may even have more than one …

German Scientists Make Iron Transparent German Scientists Make Iron Transparent

Scientists at DESY have made iron transparent. Well, let’s back up a moment. DESY is the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, or “German Electron Synchrotron”, the biggest German research center for particle physics. What they have been working on there is making …

“Goodnight iPad” Is A Bedtime Story For The Tech Age “Goodnight iPad” Is A Bedtime Story For The Tech Age

Have you ever wanted a children’s book that speaks to the current tech obsessed generation? You’re in luck then. Ann Droyd brings us a parody of “Goodnight Moon” called “Goodnight iPad.” The book is billed as “A parody for the …

Google+ iOS App Gets Instant Upload Google+ iOS App Gets Instant Upload

Today, the Google+ iOS app is getting an upgrade to include a feature that’s been the most demanded by users – instant upload. Instant upload automatically puts every photo and video that you take using your smartphone into a private …

Hotmail’s Spam Protection Amongst Best in Business Hotmail’s Spam Protection Amongst Best in Business
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According to this Gadgetwise column in the New York Times, Microsoft’s Hotmail offers the best spam protection in the business. SITI, or spam in the inbox, rates have been reduced to record lows, with the advancement of Hotmail’s Smartscreen technology. …

Bonnaroo Lineup Announced Via Spotify Bonnaroo Lineup Announced Via Spotify

The 11th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival wil be held June 7-10, 2012 in Manchester, Tennessee. Usually, folks flock to the Bonnarroo webpage to see what the lineup will be for the festival. Then, they’re off to iTunes, YouTube, …

Google Public DNS Handles Over 70 Billion Requests Per Day Google Public DNS Handles Over 70 Billion Requests Per Day

Back in late 2009, Google announced the launch of Google Public DNS, its free global domain name system resolution service, which allows people to use it as an alternative to their current DNS providers. It’s now the biggest such service …

Electric Car Pollution Worse Than Gas? Electric Car Pollution Worse Than Gas?
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Conventional wisdom tells us that berthing car exhaust is bad. It further tells us that electric cars would cut down on emissions and thus be better for the breathing population. But, some new studies focusing on China have brought up …

Young Hollywood Network Talks New YouTube Channel Young Hollywood Network Talks New YouTube Channel
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YouTube’s move to back original programming on its site is beginning to get carried out as many new channels are launching. Last year, the video portal announced that it would be adding more than 100 channels of professionally produced content …

Canada Kiss Map Helps You Share Smooch Info With The World Canada Kiss Map Helps You Share Smooch Info With The World
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Some people might not be so willing to broadcast all the details of their longitudinal life, but some might not find any harm in leaving a public memento of a memorable smooch. However, if you live in Canada – and …

Travel Warnings To Mexico: Don’t Display Electronic Devices! Travel Warnings To Mexico: Don’t Display Electronic Devices!
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The U.S. State Department has updated a warning to Americans who wish to travel to Mexico. Travel.State.Gov makes several safety recommendations regarding travel to Mexico and personal safety while visiting there: “U.S. travelers should be aware that the Mexican government …

Should News Organizations Pay People For Their Tweets? Should News Organizations Pay People For Their Tweets?
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Let me start off by saying: No. I don’t think news organizations should have to pay people for referencing their tweets. But this is a similar logic to how some traditional news organizations operate. The Associated Press is about to …

Metal Gear Online Shutting Down June 12
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Metal Gear Solid 4 launched almost four years ago to critical acclaim for its film-like presentation and expertly realized gameplay. There was another component to the game that didn’t get talked about as much, but was still popular with hardcore …

Online Digital Photos Could Endanger Kids Online Digital Photos Could Endanger Kids
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A study published in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics this month suggests that parents and caregivers could be putting children at risk if they upload digital photos that are automatically “geotagged” by their camera. Joanne Kuzma …

No Twitter IPO For A Couple Years Says CEO No Twitter IPO For A Couple Years Says CEO
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Now that Facebook has taken the plunge and filed their S-1 documents, much of the attention has been redirected to Twitter. It’s not like discussion about a possible Twitter IPO is anything new, it just seems to have intensified since …

Mobile App for Volunteers Released Mobile App for Volunteers Released

Cabot Creamery, best known as the makers of “The World’s Best Cheddar” has developed a mobile app for volunteers. Reward Volunteers, created in conjunction with Chalo Inc., is the world’s first app designed to allow volunteers to log their hours, …